7 Steps to Improving Workplace Health and Safety

As a small business owner and employer you have a responsibility to your employees to ensure their health and safety in the workplace.

6 Ways Energy Efficiency Can Improve Your Bottom Line

Sustainability isn’t always just about the environment; it can also be about making good business decisions. Everyone likes to save money and by being strategic about your energy costs you can make instant improvements to your businesses bottom line.

Internet Speed: Assessing Your Needs

For many of us it’s difficult to remember back to a time when companies operated without online products or applications. However, as you have adopted these technologies you may have noticed that the speed of your internet has decreased.

Do You Have the Business Insurance You Need?

Identifying the threats to your business is half the battle. The real work comes with developing strategies to confront and minimize those risks, then protecting yourself and your business with the right liability insurance.

Getting your Business in the Right Light

Upgrading to efficient lighting is a great opportunity to save energy and money; but it’s often a challenge to know the option that will work the best in your work space. Read BC Hydro’s guide to choosing the right light-bulb for your business.

Why You Should be Thinking About Sustainability

Few resources, a tight budget and lack of time can push any sustainability initiative to the back burner for a small business. It used to be that small businesses didn’t what to do, but research shows it’s more a question of when and how.

Crowdsourcing: Tapping into the Business Collective

One of the biggest challenges that small business owners face is finding the time and resources to do it all. Crowdsourcing is one way which can alleviate your burden; assigning other people some of those responsibilities or tasks.

New Fight Against Counterfeit Banknotes

In November 2011, the Bank of Canada will aim to replace the 219 million banknotes currently in circulation with a new “state of the art” banknote to help combat counterfeiters. Good news for small business owners.

Buy Vs Lease: BC’s Tax Deductions for Cars

As a business owner you probably spend a lot of time in your vehicle, so it is inevitable that a time will come when your current vehicle just won’t do anymore, so the question will arise, do you buy or lease a new car? The answer is always “it depends_

Buy Vs Lease: BC’s Tax Deductions for Cars

As a business owner you probably spend a lot of time in your vehicle, so it is inevitable that a time will come when your current vehicle just won’t do anymore, so the question will arise, do you buy or lease a new car? The answer is always “it depends_